Re: [uCsimm] ucLinux Compact Flash Adapter

From: Sebastian Andersson (bofh@diegeekdie.com)
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 12:19:30 EDT


On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 11:08:19AM -0400, Tom Walsh wrote:
> Glenn,
>
> Seems like we both need the same thing, a working CF drive system. I
> am curious as to why you are going with the True IDE mode as opposed to
> the Memory Mapped mode of the CF? Have you looked into the IDE drive
> code under uClinux, how big a job will it be to rewrite the ide.c stuff?

Is Memory Mapped Mode supported by real CF harddrives like IBMs
small 1GB drive?

We choose True IDE Mode in a custom hardware device of ours so we
could reuse the design/code if we wanted to add a real HD via an IDE
cable.

/Sebastian
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